YVR Celebrates New Services to Frankfurt and Nagoya

June 1, 2017 · Richmond, B.C. Today, Vancouver International Airport (YVR) celebrated the inaugural flights of two new, non-stop seasonal services: Air Canada’s daily service to Frankfurt and Air Canada Rouge’s three-times weekly service to Nagoya. ( read original story ...)

Correction: Japan-Defence story

Japanese manufacturers are still cautious about the prospects of military sales. Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, a maker of Aegis destroyers and fighter jets, is not expecting booming business right away, as Japan's defence equipment sales are more focused on ... ( read original story ...)

Japan crown prince vows to be devoted emperor like father

Japanese Crown Prince Naruhito pledged Tuesday to devote himself to the role of emperor, like his father, when he assumes the Chrysanthemum Throne. "I will devote myself body and soul to every single duty," Naruhito said. Japan's parliament passed a ... ( read original story ...)

Conrad Hotels Opens Second Property in Japan

OSAKA, JAPAN—Conrad Osaka is now open here. It is the brand's second property the country. Located on the 33rd to 40th floors of the Nakanoshima Festival Complex between the Umeda and Namba districts, all 164-guestrooms have floor-to-ceiling windows with ... ( read original story ...)

Sapporo set for talks amid Sleeman Breweries strike

Sapporo's Canadian beer unit, Sleeman Breweries, has said it is seeking a quick end to a factory dispute after 80 workers went on strike. Production staff at the Sleeman-Unibroue plant in Chambly, Québec, set up picket lines last week after negotiations ... ( read original story ...)